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Royal Society International Exchanges Now Open

The first Round of 2019 International Exchanges funded by the Royal Society are now open for submissions.

The aim of the scheme is for UK based scientists to better interact with other scientists around the world, to explore opportunities for building lasting networks or for bilateral visits to strengthen emerging collaborations. This scheme is not intended to support continued research activities.

Award Amount: £3,000 / £6,000 / £12,000

Duration: 3 months / 12 months / 24 months

Deadline: Wednesday 13th March – 3pm

There are three variations of the scheme available depending on how long a duration is required for your project;

3 month project – Budget of £3,000 to cover one-off travel costs only.

12 month project – Budget of £6,000 for multiple visits within one year including a maximum of £1,500 for research expenses.

24 month project – Budget of £12,000 for multiple visits including a maximum of £3,000 for research expenses.

For more information on this scheme please visit the Royal Society website.

If you would like to apply for this scheme please contact your Research Development Team for support.

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Invitation to Informatics Research Centre (IRC) Launch – September 16

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Dear colleagues, Professor Martyn Amos warmly invites you to attend the formal launch of the Informatics Research Centre (IRC), to be held in the Business School on September 16.
The IRC coordinates leading research in computer science and informatics within MMU, and we encourage colleagues from across the University to attend and find out how we might work together in future. The event will include the first showing of our new promotional video, strategic presentations, and plenty of time for discussion.
In order that we can accurately gauge numbers for catering purposes, it would be helpful if you could please register at